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Get Involved: Faculty & Staff

Portland State’s sustainability efforts rely on the passion, energy, and expertise of faculty and staff from departments across campus. Stay informed, get involved, and help us build a more sustainable campus, community, and world.

Stay Informed

  • Sign up for our monthly sustainability 
    to get updates about news,
    opportunities, and events.

  • Attend an upcoming sustainability event.
  • Connect with the PSU community through Switchboard, an online space to ASK for things you need and OFFER what you have—project ideas, mentorships, furniture...


Integrate curriculum/research

Take action

Find funding

  • Sustainability Travel Awards are available to assist faculty and staff with expenses associated with attending key sustainability conferences and events.

  • Find information for researchers about securing and managing sponsored projects and obtaining approvals from compliance committees.
  • If you have identified a funding source for a project or initiative related to sustainability and need assistance developing your proposal, contact Scott Shlaes, director of development for sustainability initiatives.

  • ISS provides catalytic funding to advance PSU research and curriculum. Review funding criteria.

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